The Technology and Construction Court in Newcastle


HH Judge Davis-White KC was called to the Bar in 1984. He was appointed QC (now KC) in 2003. His practice was grounded in the fields of company, insolvency and financial services law but also encompassed a broad commercial, regulatory and governmental practice.

He was a member of the Attorney-General’s Civil “A” panel, a Senior Decision Maker of the Guernsey Financial Services Authority and, in the latter part of 2016, was appointed to be a Judge (acting) of the High Court, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court sitting in the Commercial Court in the British Virgin Islands.

He was appointed a Recorder in 2009 and a Deputy High Court Judge sitting in the Chancery Division in 2013. Since December 2016 he has been a TCC and Specialist Chancery and Circuit Commercial Judge, principally based on the North Eastern Circuit. He is the lead Chancery Circuit Judge for the North Eastern Circuit. He was the joint author with Professor Sandra Frisby of Kerr on Receivers and Administrators (19th Edn) and is joint author, with Professor Adrian Walters, of Directors Disqualification and Insolvency Restrictions.

Newcastle TCC Contact and other details

Address: Newcastle Technology and Construction Court, Business & Property Courts in Newcastle

Hearings: The Moot Hall, Castle Garth, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 1RQ

Telephone: 0191 261 5100

Administration: Newcastle Civil and Family Court and Tribunal Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8QF.

DX: 336901 Newcastle upon Tyne 55.

Contact: Helen Tait, clerk

Telephone: 0191 205 8755 (Helen Tait); 0191 205 8751 (BPC Team)


Emergency out of hours no: 07562 431182